Category Archives: Catholic Writing and Publishing

Freely Receive, Freely Act

Your fellow Guild Members are calling you to action!! This is what these posts have in common, and it’s also what Catholic writers have in common. We are making demands, in a way, upon our readers. That may be why … Continue reading

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Monday’s Writing Tips – The Story Board

So now, after the work we have done in the last few weeks, you have your character.  Hopefully, you have rounded out all of the major players in your next work. You have an idea for a plot and want to get going. This … Continue reading

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CWG Prayer Chain Post: September 29, 2014

The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment. Psalms 25:4-5, 6-7, 8-9 DIRECT me in your ways, Yahweh, and teach me your paths. ENCOURAGE me to walk in … Continue reading

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Great Expectations Time After Time

One of my GoodReads friends said that watching me try to force myself to finish Great Expectations was better than the book itself. I feel rather proud actually as my usual practice is to just toss a book when it’s … Continue reading

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The Catholic Fiction Critique Group

“I remember the trembling, nausea, and inability to focus that hit me when I first submitted a chapter to a critique group. That was many years ago. Those symptoms persisted for several years. Despite the agony, I continued to submit … Continue reading

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From the President’s Desk – Courage and the Catholic Writer

As I write this, it is a gloomy, cold and wet day.  It feels more like the end of November than September. The Farmers’ Almanac and recent weather forecasts have predicted that Canada and much of the Northern and Midwestern … Continue reading

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Monday’s Writing Tips by Karen Kelly Boyce

      What’s in a name? Well, for a writer a whole lot! Now that you have your character – what will you name him? or her? Picking out a name for a character is extremely important and there are … Continue reading

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CWG Prayer Chain Post: September 21, 2014

The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment. Isaiah 55:6-9 Seek out Yahweh while he is still to be found, call to him while he is still near. … Continue reading

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The Feasts by Cardinal Wuerl and Mike Aquilina

The Feasts: How the Church Year Forms Us as Catholics by Donald Cardinal Wuerl My rating: 5 of 5 stars The Church’s calendar is an intricate, complex, and beautiful technology. It is the work of many human hands and human … Continue reading

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In the Catholic community many forms of praise and worship exist.  Of those that I am very familiar with is the Charismatic style of worship.  Charismatics live the reality of all the spiritual gifts mentioned in 2 Corinthians.   There … Continue reading

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